This past weekend, the Catholic Church enjoyed a rare celebration of the canonization of two of it's former leaders, John XXIII (left) and John Paul II (right). In the ceremony, both men were recognized and publicly proclaimed as saints. We understand that sainthood for an individual bestows upon them some special designation and title, but … Continue reading What is a Saint, and Who Goes to Heaven?
All this year at my Facebook page, I have been taking a daily trip back in time to the 1980's. Each month I am highlighting a different year chronologically. This month have been featuring the music, tv, movies, and important events of 1981. You can also follow this little mini-series of articles on each year … Continue reading 1981: A new beginning
A good household will inevitably include within it an area for a good library, a book shelf, table books, or some combination of these. And in every single one of those homes the one indispensable 'must-have' book is a good, readable copy of the Bible, the very Word of God.In every Catholic household, and in … Continue reading The Catechism of the Catholic Church
My life has pretty much been able to be compartmentalized into and defined by each of the decades in which I have lived. The 1960's were my childhood at home on American Street in South Philly being raised by my parents.The 1970's were defined by my own adolescence and high school days, as well as … Continue reading The 1980’s
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